violet

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fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America Acinos arvensis , basil balm , basil thyme , mother of thyme , Satureja acinos
African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers African lily , African tulip , Agapanthus africanus , blue African lily
tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers African violet , Saintpaulia ionantha
important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop alfalfa , lucerne , Medicago sativa
biochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbohydrates are present a violet ring is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of sulfuric acid alpha-naphthol test , Molisch's test , Molisch reaction , Molisch test
small pale plant with dense spikes of pale bluish-violet flowers; of high cold meadows from Wyoming and Utah to New Mexico Alpine besseya , Besseya alpina
plant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers American brooklime , brooklime , Veronica americana
violet of eastern North America having pale violet to white flowers American dog violet , Viola conspersa
short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia American pasqueflower , American pulsatilla , Anemone ludoviciana , blue tulip , Eastern pasque flower , lion's beard , prairie anemone , Pulsatilla patens , wild crocus
European perennial having usually violet or white spring flowers Anemone pulsatilla , European pasqueflower , Pulsatilla vulgaris
dye, blue-violet anil , cyanine , indigo , ultramarine , woad
intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits apple of Peru , common thorn apple , Datura stramonium , Jamestown weed , jimson weed , jimsonweed
bushy perennial of South Africa with white or violet flowers; in its native region often clothes entire valley sides in a sheet of color Arctotis stoechadifolia , Arctotis venusta , blue-eyed African daisy
tuberous perennial having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores Arisarum vulgare , friar's-cowl
wiry tufted perennial of the eastern United States with stiff erect rough stems, linear leaves and large violet flowers Aster linarifolius , stiff aster
violet-flowered perennial aster of central United States having solitary heads Aster turbinellis , prairie aster
perennial of southern and western Europe having dense racemes of purple or violet flowers Astragalus danicus , purple milk vetch
common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies bird's-foot violet , Johnny-jump-up , pansy violet , Viola pedata , wood violet
poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America bittersweet , bittersweet nightshade , climbing nightshade , deadly nightshade , poisonous nightshade , Solanum dulcamara , woody nightshade
common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers; root formerly used medicinally blue flag , Iris versicolor
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